Stacy Digby, 45, was charged with sexual assault and faced six to 30 years in prison if convicted. He was in court Monday when prosecutors announced the case was being dismissed. Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Nathan Smith said his office is following the "wishes of the victim" with the dismissal of Digby's case. Benton County sheriff's office deputies arrested Digby after investigating his relationship with a year-old girl, according to a probable cause affidavit. The girl was interviewed at the Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County, where she first denied Digby inappropriately touched her or there was any physical attraction between the pair, according to the affidavit.
Police say three victims have been identified and that the charges are in relation to incidents that occurred in Digby County between and Hiltz has been charged with four counts of sexual assault, three counts of sexual interference, assault, and unlawful confinement.
Hiltz was released from police custody on conditions; he is scheduled to appear in Digby Provincial Court on August 26 at a.
Additionally, police are reaching out to the community. Investigators believe there could be additional victims and encourage anyone who believes they might be a victim or has questions to contact Digby RCMP at Related Stories Five Islands man charged with sexual assault of minor, child pornography offences.
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